Entries by Corporate Communications

Update on assessment of value-based opportunities

As UK HealthCare continues its assessment of operations within the clinical enterprise and the College of Medicine, the leadership team thanks the 200-plus people who have shared their insights and experiences in interviews with Huron, the performance improvement firm engaged for this work. Information gained in these interviews, coupled with a detailed review and analysis […]

Annual UK benefits enrollment is now open, ends May 12

University of Kentucky’s annual benefits open enrollment is available through May 12. This is your opportunity to tailor your benefits package; no action is necessary if you don’t want to make changes to your current plan. However, anyone enrolled in a flexible spending account must re-enroll every year. Only up to $500 in unused funds […]

Recognition Part I: Celebrating your years of service career achievement!

UK HealthCare has launched part 1 of a new recognition program – a brand-new experience called Yearbook. It’s designed to make career achievements truly memorable and unique to each team member. Leaders, fellow teammates, friends and family can add notes of congratulations and even upload photos to Yearbooks, making them great keepsakes of appreciation and […]

Mitchell and McKenzie recognized for efforts in improving patient experience

Chaz Mitchell and Shamron McKenzie were recognized April 13 for going beyond their job requirements to make sure a patient made it to her final destination safely. Wendy Hansen, MD, chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, nominated the two transportation employees and brought her staff to be part of Chaz and Shamron’s recognition event. Hansen spoke […]

Photos available from 2016 career achievement award ceremonies held in February

Photos taken at the 2016 career achievement recognition events held in February are now available for viewing and downloading. Select the celebration time and use the code listed below to download your special image. Code: award Ceremony date and time: Thursday, February 23, 2017, 7 a.m. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, […]

Transportation Services offers vouchers for employees biking to work, applications accepted until June 30

The bike voucher program hosted by UK Transportation Services began accepting applicants on Monday, April 10. The program offers 100 qualified applicants four vouchers worth up to $100 each in exchange for agreeing not to purchase a motor vehicle permit for two years. The vouchers are valid at any of the participating local bike shops. […]

University of Kentucky expands tiered parking, lottery to be held April 17 – May 1

The University of Kentucky is expanding tiered parking to offer a range of choices at prices reflecting desirability, location and parking predictability. Parking rates will only increase if you choose to purchase a permit within a tier higher than the one you currently hold. Permit tier options: Reserved – Provides the highest degree of predictability. […]